Children's Day in Portugal celebrated with training sessions and mini game

  • News
  • 07/06/2016
  • Portuguese Safer Internet Centre

During the recent Children's Day celebrations in Portugal, the secondary school José Gomes Ferreira, in partnership with Portuguese Safer Internet Centre (SIC), developed three training sessions directed to a total of 400 students.

During the recent Children's Day celebrations in Portugal, the secondary school José Gomes Ferreira, in partnership with Portuguese Safer Internet Centre (SIC), developed three training sessions directed to a total of 400 students.
 
Throughout these sessions different topics were covered, including:
  • Understanding the risks and optimising different social networks;
  • Identifying risks underlying sexting practices, revenge porn and grooming;
  • Analysing risks involved in the use of online games;
  • Analysing the risks and solutions to prevent/solve online safety issues.
Also during the day, Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia launched a mini game in video format on YouTube. This mini game, directed at all Portuguese children, promotes the Portuguese Safer Internet Centre app called ‘INES - Batalha do Ciberespaço' (INES - Cyberspace Battle in English). You can watch/play it here. The Portuguese SIC intends to translate this video to English shortly.
 
Find out more about the work of the Portuguese Safer Internet Centre, including its awareness raising, helpline, hotline and youth participation services.

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